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Holmenkollen, Norway

Holmenkollen Ski Jump

A stunning architectural yet functional feat, towering over Oslo.
Bergen, Norway

Edvard Grieg Museum Troldhaugen

The former home of Norway's greatest romantic composer.
Oslo, Norway

Viking Ship Museum

Home to three historic ships from the age of Vikings.
Oía, Greece

Atlantis Books

A quirky bookstore hidden beneath a sea of whitewashed Greek villas.
Ojai, California

Bart's Books

Explore more than 130,000 new and used books in the "world's largest outdoor bookstore."
Newport, Rhode Island

Newport Cliff Walk

Three and a half miles of cliffs, rocky beaches, Gilded Age mansions and 40 Steps to nowhere in particular.
Newport, Rhode Island

'The Wave'

An ode to Japanese artist Hokusai, with a bit of a comical twist.
New York, New York

The Real Winnie the Pooh & Pals

The original toys that inspired the beloved children's stories are on display at the New York Public Library.
Three Rivers, California

Tharp’s Log

A 19th-century cabin built into a hollowed-out Sequoia tree.
Chincoteague Island, Virginia

Misty of Chincoteague

The taxidermy remains of the most popular pony in children's literature.
Berlin, Maryland

Assateague Island

The land is home to swimming ponies and a legendary 18th-century treasure.
San Diego, California

Balboa Park Botanical Building and Lily Pond

Built for an exposition in 1915, these horticultural displays have stood the test of time.
Sponsored by Lincoln
Moab, Utah

Landscape Arch

The fifth-longest natural arch in the world, and the longest outside China.
Sponsored by Lincoln
Moab, Utah

Gemini Bridges

It's safe—and permitted—to walk across these twin natural sandstone arches.
Forks, Washington

Hall of Mosses

Stroll through a wonderland of stupendous moss-covered trees.
Sponsored by Lincoln
Brussels, Belgium

The Musical Instrument Museum

Three floors of musical instruments coming from all corners of the world and hundreds of years of musical history.
London, England

The Dove

A glorious pub known for a spiteful printing feud and its famous typeface lost—then found—at the bottom of the Thames.
Brno, Czechia

The Indecent Little Man on the Church of St. James

A cheeky architectural easter egg.
Meriden, Connecticut

Castle Craig

A lone tower rises above the cliffs in a city park, offering fantastic views of the Connecticut landscape.
Orange, Connecticut

PEZ Visitor Center

The world's largest public collection of PEZ memorabilia.
Marlborough, Connecticut

Snake Rock

This roadside wonder is as mysterious as it is beloved.
Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Modern Diner

The first ever diner included on the National Register of Historic Places is famous for its custard French toast.
Newport, Rhode Island

The White Horse Tavern

The oldest still-operating tavern in the United States was once owned by a pirate.
Tintagel, England

Merlin’s Cave

It is said the legendary wizard once lived in this sea cave beneath Tintagel Castle.